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New Training: Security Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities

by Team Nuggets
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Published on May 31, 2021

In this 70-video, intermediate training, CBT Nuggets trainer Keith Barker covers the knowledge security technicians need to recognize, compare, and contrast different types of cybersecurity vulnerabilities and threats and indicators associated with network attacks.

Whether you’re on your way to earning your CompTIA Security+ certification, working toward a different cybersecurity cert, or just trying to expand your knowledge of digital network security, this training represents a crucial first step in your journey.

You can’t keep a computer network or system safe if you don’t know what a threat to the system looks like, how different attacks work, or what your network’s unique vulnerabilities are. Now you can: learn social engineering techniques, different types of attacks, and network vulnerabilities. This Security Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities training is derived from the first of CompTIA Security+ certification exam’s five exam objectives and will prepare you in the broadest way possible.

The eight skills that comprise this series are:

  • Social Engineering Techniques

  • Cyber Attack Techniques

  • Application Attacks

  • Network Attacks

  • Threat Actors and Intelligence Sources

  • Vulnerabilities and Security Risks

  • Techniques Used in Security Assessments

  • Penetration Testing Techniques

While this training may not map to a certification, it’s still valuable skills training for security technicians looking to learn basic security concepts.

Topics this training covers include:

  • Introduction to Network Attacks

  • Identifying a Phishing Email

  • Threat Intelligence Sources

  • Malicious code or script execution


This training includes:

  • 6 hour of training

  • 70 videos

Watch a video from the series:

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